PARISH NEWSLETTER                                  Sacrament of Reconciliation- Confessions
           th     th                                       Athenry- Church of the Assumption
        18 /19 September 2010
Fr Tony King PP       (091) 844076                         Saturday: 10.30-11.00a.m (after Novena Mass)
Fr Charlie Mc Donnell (091) 844227                                    7.00- 7.20p.m. (Before Vigil Mass)
                                                           First Friday: 6.50- 7.10p.m. (After Mass)
Website Address:
                                                           or by Appointment: 091- 844076 –091 844227
Sat 18th    7.30p.m. Bridget Reilly, Solhull,              Newcastle- Church of the Immaculate Conception.
                     Birmingham &                          Sacrament of Reconciliation: Confessions
                     Caherfinisker                         Before 9.30 a.m. Mass on Sunday & 8.30p.m.
                     (Month's Mind)                        Altar Servers Athenry Week-end of the 25 /26th

Sun 19th . 11.00a.m Seán Ruane,                            Sat 7.30 pm: Eadaoin Bane, Grace Cahill
                     Castlelambert.                        Sun 11.00am: Briain Doherty, Garreth Ward.
                     (Month's Mind)                        Sun 7.30 pm Niamh Hannon, Magdalena Ligezowska.
            7.30p.m People of the Parish                   Newcastle Church-Servers @ 10a.m Sun 26th
Sat 25th    7.30p.m. Bridie Ryan,                          Cathal Regan, Darren Collins, Laoise Collins,
                     6 Park Road, Athenry.                 Erykah Flannery.
                     (Month's Mind)
Sun 26th 11.00a.m. Private Intention.                      Padre Pio Pilgrimage to Knock on this Sunday
                                                           Sept. 19 2010. Bus leaves The Arch Car Park @
            7.30p.m. People of the Parish
                                                           10.30a.m. Further information from:
                                                           Assumpta Dooley @ 091 794558 or Vincent Ryan
Sun 19th 10.00a.m. Joe Corbett,
                                                           @ 087 2939367 immediately.
Sun 24th 10.00a.m. Peggy Keane,                            Samartians
                   Cormacoo.                               People are always there when life maybe getting too
                                                           much to bear. We have the time to listen and give
The 10.00a.m Masses Monday to Saturday will be             emotional support @ 1850 60 90 90.
offered for the Anniversaries, which occur during this     Notice on Church Notice Board.
James & Margaret Fahy, Northgate Street.                   Arthritis
Thomas Shaughnessy, Cahertubber & deceased                 Help young people living with Arthritis by selling Jasper
family members.                                            Pins to your friends and family during October to help
Nora & Thomas Gill, Mountain North.                        Arthritis Ireland. Louise @ 01 6470209
Paddy & Mary Kate Morrissey & daughter Rita,               Irish Pilgrimage Trust wish to thank most sincerely
Deerpark.                                                  the Priests and Parishioners for their recent support
Deceased of Madden Family, Athenry.                        and generosity with our fundraising.
Martin & Julia Caulfield Moorpark & Private Intention.
Mio & Tom Dempsey & Family, The Centre.                    We invite young people with special needs on our
Gerry Mc Namara, Ballydavid.                               annual week long Pilgrimage/holiday to Lourdes next
James (Jimmy) Rooney, Coldwood, Craughwell.                Easter. Applications may be obtained from
Martin O’Beirne, Minny Murphy                              Maureen Cannon @ 086 3070770/Mary Quinn @
Bridget & Patrick Dunleavy.                                087 2496449.
Paddy Lally, Rathgorgan, Athenry.                          Family Life Services, Chapel Street, Castlebar
                                                           You can access ongoing information on the services
             We pray for Our Dead
                                                           and courses offered on
          Annette Higgins, Ballydavid.
                                                           The Gift of the Little Flower- St Therese of Lisieux
  John Pomphrett, Bray (Father of Sean Pomphrett,          Weekend Retreat @ Esker Retreat House, Athenry
                    Newcastle)                                    st        rd
                                                           From 1 to the 3 of October. Info from 091 844549
                Fr Oliver Hughes P.P. Corofin              Application forms at Church door. Email:
                   May they Rest in Peace         Website:
The Offertory Collection in Athenry last weekend           Latin Mass Society
amounted to €2705.00 and €545.00 in Newcastle.             Latin Mass in Renmore Garrison Church @ 3.00p.m
Thank you for your support for the upkeep of the Parish.   on Sunday 19 September. All Welcome.
Readings for next weekend.                                 Holy Hour on Sundays from 5-6p.m in Chapel of
Am 6:1.4-7. Ps 145. 1 Tim 6:11-16. Lk 16:19-31.            Adoration. All Welcome.
Emmanuel House, Clonfert on Sunday 26 September            ‘Streets Alive’ Athenry – Car Free Day
from 10.30 am to 6pm. Bus leaves opposite the              Galway County Council and Athenry Chamber of
Post Office @ 9.00a.m.Contact John @ 086 8248851.          Commerce invite you to experience ‘Streets Alive’
                                                           Athenry from 10.00 am to 5.00 pm on Wednesday,
Heartiest Congratulations to Pat & Eileen Lyons on         22 September 2010. ‘Streets Alive’ Athenry will see
celebrating their 40 Wedding Anniversary.                  Burke’s Lane and Market Square host a mini zoo,
Continued happiness and good health.                       smoothiebike, face painting, balloon modelling together
From the Priests and People of the Parish.                 with a range of street entertainment at various times
                                                           during the day.
  Stations-2010-2011 TK 844076 CMcD 844227
Derrydonnell/Clorane             CMcD                                  Confirmation Programme; Parents of young people
Derrydonnell/ Palmerstown        CMcD                                  for Confirmation
Derrydonnell North               TK                                    A meeting of parents will be held in the
Derrydonnell/Coldwood            TK                                    RAHEEN WOODS HOTEL on Monday October 4 at
Mountain West                             Tom & Maura                  8.00p.m. All parents/guardians who wish to enrol
                                 TK       Huban                        young people to make their Confirmation in 2011 are
Coldwood                           CMcD                                requested to attend and to bring their Enrolment
Greethill/Clorane/Derrydonnellmore CMcD                                Form to this meeting.
Lodge/Farnablake                 CMcD                                  The new Parish Preparation Programme for Confirmation
Clampar                               Kieran & Tara                    in 2010/2011 will be starting soon. Our preparations in
                                 CMcD Prendiville                      co-operation with the school and the home will involve a
Boyhill                          TK                                    focus on the Saturday Vigil Liturgy of Sunday in
Blaine & Gloves                  TK                                    Athenry       before        Christmas     and        the
                                          Micheáil &                   “You Shall Be My Witness Programme” in the
Mountpelier/Ballydavid           TK       Rosie Ryan       Oct 1st     New Year.
                                          Gerry & Mary
Cahertubber                      TK       Burke                        It will provide an opportunity for the young people
Castle Ellen/Cussane             CMcD                                  preparing for Confirmation to participate in the Community
Park                             CMcD Michael &            Oct 29th@
                                                                       Liturgy          in      their        Parish        Church:
                                      Karen Kilkelly                   The 7.30p.m Vigil Liturgies before Christmas will be
                                                                                                   th              th
                                      Joseph &       Sept 24th@        on Saturdays: October 9 ; November 6 ; &
Carnaun/Ballybacka               CMcD Sharon Coen 8p @ 8pm             December 4 .
Coshla                           TK                                    Parents and families are encouraged to attend and sit
                                      Pakie & Teresa
Moorpark                         CMcD Feeney                           together as a family with their young person for this Mass.
                                                                       Young people should not sit together in school groups.
Lisheenkyle                      CMcD
                                                                       They should come from their families for prayers and with
Castlelambert                    TK                                    symbols.    Your support and co-operation is greatly
Moanbawn                         TK                                    appreciated.
Moyvilla                         TK                                    Athenry Vocational School- Night Class Programme
Mulpit/Caherfinisker             CMcD                                  Vacancies     exist  in    the    following   classes:
Ballygurrane (Country)           TK                                    Computers      Beginners    &   Intermediate,    Irish
Kingsland                        TK                                    for beginners, French Culture & Language,
Rahard                           TK                                    Digital Photography, Art. Contact 091 844159.
                                                           Oct 9th
Knockbrack                       TK       Nellie Hynes     @11am
                                                                       The Athenry News & Views-Sept./Oct Issue
                                                                       The News, photos, articles for publication in
Tysaxon/Currantarmuid            CMcD
                                                                       the September/October issue should be emailed
Toorkeel/Ballyboggan                                                   to:-         by     Friday,
                                          Frances Carr     Oct 29 @
                                 TK                        8p.m        24th September. News and photos about up-coming
                                          Niall & Angela    Oct 15t@   events in September will be most welcome                .
Bengarra/Cappamoyle              CMcD Ryan.                8p.m.       Hand in or post your Free Classified Ads to: A & T Print,
Shudane                          TK                                    Barrack St., Athenry by Friday, 24th September.
Newcastle                        TK                                    Athenry Musical Society’s next production:
Cormacoo/Derrew                  CMcD                                  Hello, Dolly!
Laughtenora                      TK                                    Athenry Musical Society is seeking actors, actresses,
                                                                       volunteers and helpers for its forthcoming February 2011
Cuddoo                           CMcD Dinny Glynn
                                                                       production of Hello, Dolly!
Lenamore/Woodvillage             CMcD                                  The production team will hold an info night on Thursday
                                          Michael &        Oct.           th
                                                                       30 Sept at 8.00p.m with Director and Choreographer
Cloonkeen                        CMcD Rosemary             22 @
                                                                       Helen O’Donoghue, in the Castlegate Hotel, Athenry.
                                          Higgins          8p.m.
                                                                       Rehearsals will be held in October and November and
  Hosting Chernobyl Children                                           six weeks post Christmas. Look for Athenry Musical
     2 Children for 2 weeks in July 2011 or                           Society on Facebook for more info or contact the AMS
     Adult translators for the same period.                           info line 086 3598986.
  Information night Wed Sept 22 at 8pm, Westwood Hotel.                The Athenry Drama Group are holding their
  For further information please call 087 6630934
                                                                       Annual General Meeting on Tuesday Sept 21st at 8pm
  Athenry Co-Op Mart Autumn Beef Show & Sale                           in The Fields Bar (Upstairs). The Committee would like
  On September 28 . Entries taken-Telephone 844072.                    to encourage all past and present members to attend and
                                                                       new members are most welcome
  Tennis Club
  Fun triathlon taking place at:                                       Bingo
  Raheen Woods Hotel, on Sat 9 October at 9.00a.m.                     Athenry Bingo will run every Tuesday night at 8.30pm in
  All Welcome. Single Entries or Relay Teams of 3                      the De Burgo suite of the Raheen Woods Hotel, Athenry.
  people Contact Aoife Wilson @ 086 2000388                            The Jackpot is currently €1,200 and will increase by €100 every
                                                                       week until it is won.

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